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Low Income Property Tax Exemption

The Low-Income Exemption is administered by the Town of Wolfville. The purpose is to provide partial tax relief of current taxes on primary residences for low-income property owners. Application Forms are available to download or can be picked up at Town Hall at 359 Main Street in mid-April of each year.

For April 1, 2024 - March 31, 2025:

The maximum exemption increased to $1,040 (was $1,000) per property.

The household income threshold increased to $45,000 (was $38,000).

Eligibility for a property tax exemption:

  • You must be the registered owner of the property and live in the house as your primary residence.
  • The combined gross household income of all persons living on the property must be $45,000 or less.

How to Apply?

  • Submit a completed Application Form along with proof of household income from Canada Revenue Agency (2023 Notice of Assessment) to Town Hall at 359 Main Street by July 31, 2024.

PLEASE NOTE: If you qualify, the $1,040 Property Tax Exemption will be deducted from your Final Tax Bill in September, 2024.